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    by Published on 12-03-2016 04:36 PM
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    by Published on 11-29-2016 12:00 AM
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    In recent years, the traditional straight razor has exploded in popularity around the world. Vintage razors, new productions, and even straight razors with replaceable blades, all have awakened a new passion in those still holding onto the wet shaving tradition. This rise in popularity also has sparked a new demand for custom-made straight razors that sometimes become works of functional art. Max Sprecher is one of a number of master craftsmen producing exceptional custom straight razors. I spoke with Max about his work.



    OBIE: You come from the Belgian world of art and culture, a long way from the Max Sprecher custom made razor in Las Vegas. Connect the dots.

    MAX: Iíve been straight shaving on and off for quit some time, 32 years to be exact. I bought my first razor at the age of 18 at a hunting store in Antwerp, where I was living at the time.

    OBIE: What was the razor?

    MAX: Puma.

    OBIE: How did you learn to use the straight?

    MAX: I had to master everything myself. And a local barber guided ...
    by Published on 11-13-2016 05:54 AM
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    Welcome Members and Guests of Straight Razor Place. Here is a nice post on the making of a custom shave brush. This post was contributed by member; HARRYWALLY.
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    by Published on 11-17-2016 04:21 AM
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    There are some beautiful Sheffield straight razors in this photograph below. Many of you reading this article now, probably have a few similar to the razors pictured here. Have you wondered who actually made them?
    Follow the link below to the article "Who Made That?" written by Zak Jarvis of The Shivering Beggar.
    Enjoy the journey,,,,

    by Published on 11-23-2016 11:57 PM
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    Welcome,,,
    Here is a nice article written about the city of Thiers, France and it's contributions to the world in the category of cutlery. The article was written by Straight Razor Place member; Martin103.
    Enjoy the read,,,,

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    by Published on 11-18-2016 06:04 PM
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    Welcome,
    Today several company's are trying to make a name for themselves by introducing safety razors into the market. It's nice to see that a vintage beauty of nearly 70 years old can still hold it's own. Enjoy this article by member; Obie.


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